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Successful programs of crop wild relative (CWR) exploration, conservation, and utilization are ultimately dependent on sustained public prioritization and support, which in turn requires public awareness and engagement.
This paper examines Urban Advantage, a thirteen-year partnership in New York City, between eight cultural institutions (botanical gardens among them) and the Department of Education, as a ‘case’ of a long-lasting research practice partnership that has h
Virginia has developed a successful urban tree citizen volunteer program, Tree Stewards.
This Field Guide to Conservation in Cities captures the collective experience of The Nature Conservancy and Center for Whole Communities (CWC) from 2014 to 2016, as they initiated a network of urban conservation programs in 12 cities across the United S
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has community engagement at its core.
During this webinar Jennifer Schwarz-Ballard took us on a whistle-stop tour of the history of Chicago Botanic Garden's community work, some of their inspiring current projects, like
Nearly 40 years of scientific research demonstrates that the experience of nature in cities contributes to our health and wellness.
New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.
This EPA toolkit uses examples from outreach efforts in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin to provide a helpful framework for state and local agencies, watershed groups, nongovernmental organizations and others in developing effective communication
In this four-part series, EFC director Dan Nees speaks with local government leaders who are partnering with the private sector in innovative ways to better manage stormwater and achieve shared community goals. These seasoned practitioners share succes